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Trade cards for Higgins' German Laundry Soap, Chas S. Higgins, 94 Wall Street, New York, New York, 1880

EP001.01.021.02.03.024 (RS110654)

Description

The image is a scene from Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore." The verse below the image begins "Come buy of your Buttercup..." One card verso has the popular and electoral Presidential election results from 1824-1880 with an admonition to buy the Soap. The second card verso describes the product.The third trade card verso is blank.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1880
Physical Description
3 trade cards ; 4 1/2 x 3 inches
Dimensions
4 1/2x 3(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
243380
Reference Code
EP001.01.021.02.03.024

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
laundries (businesses)
soap (brick)
washing (cleaning)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Places
New York City (New York state)

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